Careers

Looking for a job at Greenfield? Greenfield and its Commercial Alcohols division offer rewarding careers in many fields and locations, from science to sales and from Quebec to Kentucky.  Below is a list of current openings.  We look forward to your application!

Greenfield is proud to be an equal opportunity employer committed to the attraction, selection, advancement and fair treatment of all individuals, we respect the needs of all our employees.
In accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code, Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and the Greenfield Accommodation Policy a request for accommodation will be accepted and reviewed as part of the Greenfield hiring process.

Electrician – Brampton

LOCATION: Brampton Packaging Facility
DEPARTMENT:Maintenance
REPORTS TO:Production and Maintenance Manager
POSTING DATE:June 16, 2017

Position Overview:
In this role, the successful candidate will install, maintain and repair electrical and mechanical systems, apparatus, electrical and electronic components and safety interlocks of machinery and equipment, by performing various duties in coordination with the departments affected by the work, in an efficient, safe and environmentally conscious manner following all department and electrical codes set by the company and the government of Ontario.

Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Install, maintain, test, troubleshoot, and repair industrial equipment within the plant to ensure the ongoing and reliable operation of plant equipment and systems
    • Assess, report on, promote, and carry-out process improvement initiatives, specifically with regard to machine and/or system reliability and improved performance
    • Maintain the preventive maintenance program, carry-out maintenance activities, and replacement or repair of defective parts, components or system performance testing
    • Evaluate condition of electrical and instrumentation devices in operation by checking calibration, listening to their sounds, verifying pressures, temperatures etc.
    • Examine parts to detect imperfections prior to use of new parts, and also following use, to determine wearing tendencies and ascertain what changes may be required to extend service life
    • Work in a self-directed manner by managing time and tasks to complete work assigned
    • Install and connect power and control wiring and conduit for newly installed equipment such as motors, conveyors, instrumentation, etc.
    • Test and diagnose malfunctioning apparatus such as transformers, motors, and lighting fixtures and replace damaged or broken components
    • Replace faulty electrical machine components such as relays, switches, motors, sensors, etc.
    • Diagnose and repair or replace faulty electronic components such as printed circuit boards
    • Plan layout of wiring and installs wiring, conduit and electrical apparatus in buildings and yard
    • Maintain files, records, line diagrams, etc. of electrical and instrumentation equipment and installations

Communications Requirements:

    • Communicate competently in both oral and written form
    • Compile and interpret vast quantities of data
    • Read, interpret, prepare or assist in the preparation of documents
    • Write routine reports and correspondence
    • Clearly describe problems to co-workers, operators and contractors
    • Interpret mechanical and civil drawings and sketches
    • Interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form

Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma
  • Post-Secondary in a related field
  • Certified electrical license (309A) from the Ontario Government
  • 7-10 years of experience

Senior Business Lean Analyst – Brampton or Connecticut

LOCATION: Brampton or Connecticut
DEPARTMENT: Business Excellence
REPORTS TO: Director of Business Excellence
POSTING DATE: September 28, 2017

Position Overview:

The Business Analyst role is required to support the Lean and ERP Optimization areas of the business.

Reporting directly to the Director of Business Excellence (“DBE”), the Senior Business Lean Analyst is responsible for analyzing and modeling existing business processes.  The goal of the Business Analyst is to understand and document current business procedures utilizing various lean tools.  The Senior Business Lean Analyst will work closely with the business subject matter experts to identify all areas for improvement.The Senior Business Lean Analyst will support critical lean business initiatives.

An extensive understanding of the current state of the organization is necessary prior to recommending changes related to implementing a new business solution.  The Senior Business Lean Analyst will be a critical link between our information technology resources and our business priorities and objectives by supporting and ensuring the successful completion of our ERP projects.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develop a clear understanding of the business processes from an operational and systems perspective
  • Determine how to improve existing business processes in conjunction with the stakeholders
  • Support the DBE in the deployment of an active, aligned lean program and philosophy across the entire organization
  • Work as a change agent and help support lean initiatives across the organization
  • Direct involvement in the elimination of waste and creating value by reducing variation in the key processes to achieve sustainable results throughout the organization
  • Support the DBE to successfully implement an Activity Based Management model for the company. Establish customer profitability and product profitability models
  • Perform level I Root Cause Analysis facilitation
  • Gather the business and system requirements from the various stakeholders
  • Design the features of the system and create functional specifications accommodating iterative scrum methodologies
  • Translate and simplify the requirements and provide direction to the development team
  • Communicate the benefits of your recommendations to all stakeholders and address any concerns
  • Provide adequate documentation to support the deployment of new functionality including training and support for the end user’s enhanced SOPs
  • Responsible for quality testing of applicable development work
  • Act as a product owner for the ERPO Scrum Team
    • Participate in the prioritization and grooming of the product backlog
    • Assist with the elaboration of epics, themes and features into user stories
    • Represent the ‘customer’ and participate in all required Scrum meetings
  • In support of the Business Deployment Review Process, create a deployment plan (noting risk mitigation and contingencies) and cut-over procedures for implementation of new functionality
  • Provide training and mentoring to other Business Lean Analysts.

Education and Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent
  • Financial, analytical and statistical skills to resolve conflicting and complex objectives
  • Lean yellow belt or equivalent
  • Ability to define problems, establish facts, collect data and draw conclusions
  • Excellent written and verbal communication, with a strong emphasis on technical writing
  • Understanding of system engineering concepts
  • Ability to produce clear well documented business cases
  • ERP experience
  • Qlikview experience.

Preferred Skills:

  • Leadership traits
  • Six Sigma certification or equivalent (data analytics)
  • Scrum Agile Project Management
  • Manufacturing/Operations Experience
  • High Energy Level
  • A passion for excellence.

Logistics Administrative Assistant – Brampton/ Mississauga

LOCATION: Brampton/ Mississauga
DEPARTMENT: Procurement
REPORTS TO: Manager of Corn Procurement
POSTING DATE: October 5, 2017

Position Overview:
The Logistics Administrative Assistant role is an extremely demanding position. The successful candidate will be responsible for answering all incoming phone calls to the Corn Purchasing Department. This role is in constant contact with the Corn Procurement team, suppliers, producers and trucking companies. The work environment is fast paced; therefore the ability to multitask is an absolute must. The successful candidate will possess strong communication skills, have an excellent and professional phone manner and hold the ability to work calmly under pressure.

Duties and Responsibilities:
•Answer all incoming phone calls
•Run and update daily/weekly reports for various business partners
•Track and apply incoming commodity tickets to supplier contracts
•Run weekly settlements for all suppliers
•Create and manage the logistics for at least 2 of our production plants
•Manage and maintain commodity contracts in Grain Accounting system

Skills and Qualifications:
•Ability to use Word, PowerPoint and other tools as required
•Proficiency in Excel is a must
•Ability to learn aspects of 2 of Greenfield’s core systems: GrainSmart and Navision
•Excellent and professional customer service skills are extremely important and will be expected
•Strong ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
•Strong organizational skills
•Must be a team player and willing to work in a shared fast paced environment
•Ability to work independently and manage the office alone when team members are travelling or working remotely

Education and Experience:
•Post-Secondary Education from a University or College
•Previous experience in a business office environment an asset
•Agribusiness background preferred

Payroll and Benefits Administration Manager – Brampton/ Mississauga

LOCATION: Brampton/ Mississauga Corporate Office
DEPARTMENT: Human Resources
REPORTS TO: Director of Human Resources, Corporate
POSTING DATE: October 23, 2017

Position Overview: Reporting to the Director of Human Resources, the Payroll and Benefits Administration Manager processes a multi-location biweekly, hourly and salary payroll for approximately 400 employees. This position is also responsible for group benefits administration. The Payroll and Benefits Administration Manager provides superior customer service to all employees by ensuring information with respect to pay and benefits is accurate and up to date. This position will serve as the champion for the Company’s HRIS system.

Duties and Responsibilities:
•Processes payroll master file changes including new hires, terminations, rate changes, etc. using Ceridian, Dayforce
•Prepares various reports and ensures compliance with legislation
•Ensures accuracy of vacation accruals, garnishees and other related information
•Meets strict deadlines and ensures employees are paid accurately
•Reviews every current pay for accuracy processing, garnishments, ROE’s, Statistics Canada Reports and any internal reports
•Responds to enquiries from employees regarding pay and benefits
•Manages Health Care Spending account enrollment
•Administers Group Benefit Plan and liaises with the Company’s broker and Group Plan providers
•Updates salary information and processes bonus payments as required
•Prepares the payroll journal entries for the payroll and benefit charges, accrual and statutory deductions
•Processes employee benefit change requests
•Processes monthly remittances to insurance providers
•Reconciles group RRSP contributions
•Maintains employee files
•Prepares various reports related to pay and benefits
•Initiates Year End Pay Processing and associated reports
•Serves as the champion and super user for the Company’s HRIS, will trouble shoot technical issues and escalate/open tickets as necessary
•Assists with compensation analysis
•Maintains confidentiality at all times and perform prompt service to Greenfield employees
•Stays current with Payroll and Benefits “best practices”
•Ensures employee files are complete and up to date.

Education and Qualifications:
•Minimum of 5 years’ experience in payroll and benefits administration.
•Bachelor’s Degree or College Diploma in Accounting, Business Administration or Human Resources
•Payroll Compliance Practitioner (PCP) designation required
•Familiarity with Ceridian payroll products, in particular, Dayforce
•Attention to detail and accuracy
•Excellent organization, time management and multi-tasking skills
•Proficient in the use of Microsoft Windows including Excel, Word, and Outlook
•Able to deal with confidential issues professionally and with the utmost discretion
•Strong analytical and mathematical skills
•Accounting knowledge an asset
•Experience with an HRIS system. Ceridian, Dayforce would be considered an asset.

Personal Qualities:
•A self-starter and team player showing strong leadership skills and initiative
•Strong organizational skills with meticulous eye for detail with the ability to multi-task
•Holds a high regard for confidentiality, professionalism and diplomacy
•Excellent communication skills and an ability to communicate with sensitivity and discretion
•Possesses Company values of honesty, integrity, respect, commitment and openness to change.

Network Administrator – Mississauga

LOCATION:  Mississauga
DEPARTMENT: Information Technology
REPORTS TO: Manager, IT Infrastructure and Operations
POSTING DATE: November 7, 2017

Position Overview:

The Network Administrator will oversee, maintain, modify, install and support Greenfield Global’s network and systems infrastructure. Greenfield runs a 24/7 environment. Some duties are required to be performed during off hours.

Greenfield has 14 sites with over 500 users.   The Network/Systems Administrator will be assigned primary duties and responsibilities while also serving as backup administrator to other System Administrators.  These systems will include both Windows and Linux operating systems with many different applications/services.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Install and support LANs, WANs
  • Install and maintain network hardware and software
  • Analyze and isolate issues
  • Monitor networks to ensure security and availability to specific users
  • Evaluate and modify system performance
  • Determine network and system requirements
  • Maintain integrity of the network and security
  • Ensure network connectivity throughout a company’s LAN/WAN infrastructure is in line with technical considerations
  • Administer routers, switches, firewalls and wireless infrastructure
  • Administer/Upgrade Cisco Call Manager & Cisco Unity systems
  • Maintain and troubleshoot network performance issues and when necessary escalate to vendors
  • Secures network by developing network access, monitoring, control, and evaluation; maintaining documentation
  • Firmware & Software Upgrades; developing, testing, evaluating, and installing enhancements
  • Administering a multi-site WAN utilizing multi-vendor hardware and software technologies
  • Must be able to travel to Canada and United States
  • Other duties as assigned.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Completion of a related technical post-secondary diploma/degree
  • 5+ years of experience as a Network Administrator or equivalent
  • 2+ years of experience working with Cisco hardware (Catalyst, ISRs, 9Ks, 2Ks ASA)
  • 2+ years of experience working with Cisco Unified Communications Manager
  • 1+ years of experience working with Cisco UCS
  • Hands on experience working with and configuring VLANs, QoS, and the routing protocols
  • Experience working with F5 LTM, Tenable, Rancid is an assist.

 Personal Qualities:

  • Must be able to think and adapt quickly to meet business needs
  • Ability to maintain composure and instill confidence while managing multiple aspects of core business processes.

Shipping and Receiving Operator – Chatham

LOCATION: Chatham
DEPARTMENT: Shipping Receiving
REPORTS TO: Shipping Receiving Coordinator
POSTING DATE: November 20, 2017

Position Overview:
Reporting to the Shipping Receiving Coordinator the Shipping and Receiving Operator is responsible for ensuring that products are shipped and received within specifications in a safe and efficient manner in both the grain and alcohol loading area.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for documenting and maintaining accurate records in excel spreadsheets, log books, log-sheets, and ISO requirements
  • Review log books, email, and scheduling programs each shift for operational instructions
  • Communicate to carriers and provide direction on vehicle position for loading and unloading
  • Operate mobile rail car mover
  • Maintain a clean, clear, and safe rail line including switches and ramps
  • Responsible for the completion of all safety permit processing and lock out tag out within area
  • Report process and equipment deviations, collaborate across departments, and provide technical expertise when troubleshooting equipment and operational problems
  • Actively monitor equipment and assist in the preventative maintenance program by visually inspecting equipment at periodic intervals to detect malfunctions, repairs, adjustments or lubrication
  • Collaborate and plan shipping and receiving activities for routine outages and annual shutdowns, and perform start-ups, shutdowns, and other procedures
  • Complete weekly housekeeping and maintain cleanliness and sanitation of control rooms, process areas, and laboratories to provide a safe work environment
  • Participate in continuous improvement programs, including internal training and Root Cause Analysis
  • Adhere to and perform job duties in a safe manner and in compliance with the Company’s Health and Safety, Environmental and Quality procedures and regulatory requirements
  • Area specific requirements for Shipping and Receiving Operator, Alcohol Loading:
    • Responsible for the safe and efficient alcohol loading of trucks and railcars
    • Monitor alcohol levels within tank farm in preparation for and during loading
    • Monitor equipment operations using computer displays, meters, gauges, and recording devices
    • Add denaturants and other chemicals to alcohol shipment
    • Obtain vessel and tank samples and submit with paperwork to lab for analysis and processing
    • Load alcohol using proper equipment and procedures in compliance to Company policies
    • Ensure all transportation of dangerous goods and quality standards are met
  • Area specific requirements for Shipping and Receiving Operator, Grain Receiving:
    • Responsible for the safe and efficient unloading of corn and shipping of dried and wet distiller grains by truck and rail cars
    • Operate grain probe, weigh and measure receiving corn to ensure corn grade meet standards
    • Obtain samples for lab analysis and Canadian Grain Commission
    • Operate a front-end loader to ship dried and wet distiller grains by truck or rail.

Education and Experience:

  • High school diploma, plus a minimum of 3 to 5 years hands-on practical work experience
  • Preference will be given to those having post-secondary education in technical field
  • Previous experiences in the safety permit process and lock out tag out procedures would be an asset.

 Personal Qualities:

  • Self-starter individual with strong attention to detail for accuracy of shipments
  • Strong organizational and time management skills to safely and efficiently meet shipping demands
  • Must be adaptable and agile to manage changes to shipping and receiving schedule
  • Possesses good customer service skills for positive and professional relationships with drivers and contractors
  • Individual with demonstrated communication skills who promotes a team environment
  • Safety-focused, alert and responsible for own safe work behavior and for the safety of others
  • Basic computer skills are required
  • Possesses Company values of honesty, integrity, respect and commitment coupled with the ability to accept change.